Fish With Brown Butter Lemon Sauce

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Recipe: #37298

July 25, 2021

"I love fish cooked this way. Cod is the fish of choice, but another white mild fish can also be substituted. Source: Geoffrey Zakarian"

Original is 2 servings


  • Serving Size: 1 (525.9 g)
  • Calories 1081.6
  • Total Fat - 95.1 g
  • Saturated Fat - 48.6 g
  • Cholesterol - 295.4 mg
  • Sodium - 464.7 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 27.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 6.8 g
  • Sugars - 6.2 g
  • Protein - 38.2 g
  • Calcium - 135.7 mg
  • Iron - 3.2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 122.8 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.3 mg

Step by Step Method

Step 1

Cut the peels from the lemons, revealing the flesh. Cut the segments free from the membranes, then dice and place in a bowl. Squeeze any remaining juice from the membranes into the bowl. Set aside.

Step 2

Heat a large nonstick pan over medium-high heat. Add 4 tablespoons butter and begin to cook, stirring, until the butter begins to brown. Add the brioche, then reduce the heat to medium-low and cook, continually tossing and swirling the brioche until evenly toasted, about 4 minutes. Remove the croutons to a plate and let cool. Wipe out the pan.

Step 3

Sprinkle the fish with salt and pepper. Heat the same pan over medium-high heat. Add 4 tablespoons butter and the oil and begin to cook over the heat, stirring. Add the fish and cook, 2 to 3 minutes. Flip the fish and continue to cook, basting occasionally with the butter from the pan, another 2 to 3 minutes. Remove the fish to a plate. Wipe out the pan.

Step 4

Turn the pan to medium heat and add the remaining 4 tablespoons butter. Let melt, then add the capers and cook for 1 to 2 minutes. Continue to cook until the butter browns, then add the wine, lemon juice and segments and parsley. Swirl together. Spoon the sauce over the fish and garnish with the croutons.


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